Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one who has fought through difficulty, human resources executive Regina Hartley always gives the "Scrapper" a chance. As someone who grew up with adversity, Hartley knows that those who flourish in the darkest of spaces are empowered with the grit to persist in an ever-changing workplace. "Choose the underestimated contender, whose secret weapons are passion and purpose," she says. "Hire the Scrapper."
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"La colère m'a ramené à la vie. Aujourd'hui la colère est passée et il me reste la vie" Schéma sur le processus de résilience suite à un choc émotionnel.
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves? SUBMITTED BY MARK LABOE, UNIVERSITY MINISTRY.
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America’s Epidemic of Unnecessary Care
May 11, 2015 -- Six years after exposing some of the highest per-capita Medicare costs in the U.S., Atul Gawande returns to McAllen, Texas, to see how patients and doctors are faring–and discovers a lesson for us all: http://nyr.kr/1E8t9cR (Illustration by Anna Parini)
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